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Banshee: Beauty is a Cruel Mistress (Best of the Bestiary)

The Banshee. A very iconic creature, even excluded from Dungeons and Dragons. It is the first of many undead creatures that we'll be discussing, as well as one of the most creative. But how does it stand compared to all the monsters we've already reviewed? Well... they're decent. Far from my favorite, and far from… Continue reading Banshee: Beauty is a Cruel Mistress (Best of the Bestiary)

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Azer: The Literal Hothead of the Manual (Best of the Bestiary)

Give me a hundred Azer slaves, and I can forge an empire that would make the Gods tremble. -Arakses Al-Saqar, Efreeti Pasha There are a ton of monsters in these books that I forget exist. Couatls, Darkmantles, Flumphs (though I adore their names), Gricks, and so many more fall into this category. But out of… Continue reading Azer: The Literal Hothead of the Manual (Best of the Bestiary)

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Angels Part 3: Planetar (Best of the Bestiary)

Time we carry on with our trek through the heavens. This time, we're discussing the weapons of the Gods: Planetar. These muscular, hairless warriors are some of the toughest fuckers around. They rarely appear, so their presence is a big deal. Often times, they're sent to aide a party of worthy heroes in slaying a… Continue reading Angels Part 3: Planetar (Best of the Bestiary)

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Angels Part 2: Deva (Best of the Bestiary)

Last week, we discussed the shared lore of the three Angels in the Monster Manual. Link to that down below at the bottom. Today, we're going to focus in on the first of the three. The messengers of the Gods, and the pretty boy angels: Deva. As the messengers of the gods, Devas very rarely… Continue reading Angels Part 2: Deva (Best of the Bestiary)